Learn about all the exciting motion graphics and visual effects features coming up in Adobe After Effects CC.
Remove an unwanted building from a live-action plate and replace it with a new matte painting that is motion-tracked.
Motion graphics artist Eran Stern shares techniques for using After Effects to create an eye-grabbing sci-fi visual effect.
Harness the power of the CINEMA 4D MoGraph module to create complex animations with only a couple of keyframes.
Shows how to build complex composites with After Effects and mocha, where motion graphics are mapped to live-action footage of an actor's face.
Leads you through the creative and technical process of building an opening title sequence from scratch in After Effects, from working in 3D space to creating type and shape layers to writing expressions.
Simulate a large crowd using live-action footage of a small group of people, 3D renders, and Photoshop artwork.
Pulls together skills taught in the previous After Effects Apprentice installments to create a real-world video promo, from building artwork to assembling 3D precomps and setting the project to music.
Shows how to create and animate vector-based artwork directly inside After Effects.
Takes a creative tour of the Paint, Puppet, and Roto Brush tools in After Effects.
Learn two key visual effects skills: motion tracking and keying.
An introduction to 3D space in After Effects, plus advanced 3D workflows involving Photoshop.
Demonstrates several ways to manipulate time in After Effects.
Learn how to use multiple compositions to group layers, accommodate client changes, and rewire the internal render order in After Effects.
Shows how to create simple but very useful expressions in After Effects that can be put to work on a wide variety of jobs.
Shows how to set up a parenting chain, discusses what makes a good parent, and demonstrates several techniques using parenting.
Discover how to transport your photos into a three-dimensional world using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects.
A series of creative techniques featuring short projects using After Effects and CINEMA 4D.
Learn key techniques that can help you build compelling broadcast graphics and tell a short story with huge impact.
Discover how to create render passes in Maya, recombine the passes in After Effects, and motion track the passes to live-action video footage that contains a moving camera or a moving character.
Shows how to turn a daytime summer scene into a nighttime winter scene using Photoshop and After Effects, with illustrator David Mattingly's production-proven matte painting techniques.
Breaks down the process of creating, rigging, and animating the arm of a character in an opening title sequence in After Effects—a task traditionally performed using rigging or skeleton tools available in 3D programs.
Explores the world of documentary storytelling, using various techniques in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects to transform damaged photos into brand-new works of art.
Demonstrates creating refined lower thirds for Premiere Pro using After Effects.
Optimize Premiere Pro, After Effects, your operating system, your computer, and your workflow for maximum speed and performance.
Covers all the tools and techniques used for motion tracking and image stabilization in After Effects, including the point tracker, the Warp Stabilizer effects, and mocha-AE.
Covers the relevant new features of After Effects CS5.5, including the new Warp Stabilizer, 3D Stereoscopic workflow, and Lens Effects tools.
Highlights some of the most exciting features in After Effects CS5.5.
Demonstrates how to render an animation in CINEMA 4D and apply two different visual styles in After Effects.
Discover how to import layered files and paths from Illustrator into After Effects, animate flat vector artwork in both 2D and 3D space, and output your animations.
Shares the core principles used to create motion graphics, broken down into smaller groups of applied techniques in After Effects.
Covers both the technical and creative implications of the latest release of After Effects CS5.
Explores new features in the CS5 release of Adobe's motion graphics and visual effects software.
Shows how vignetting techniques can be leveraged in video using After Effects.
Shows how to integrate the various parts of the Adobe Production Premium suite with After Effects in a real-world project.
After Effects gurus Chris and Trish Meyer share their real-world insight into how to get the most out of this popular software.
Teaches advanced techniques for working with motion graphic elements, animation, color correction and more.
Demonstrates how to use any version of After Effects to add lighting effects to existing footage.
How to make light look more realistic by adding natural-looking imperfections that also help with compression.
Numerous tips and tricks for building 3D worlds, grouping together layers and lights, softening or sharpening projections, and more.
Automatically animate the anchor point, position, rotation, and scale of a layer without having to use expressions or animation presets.
Chris and Trish cover features such as text animators, shape layers, expressions, and motion tracking.
Shows a variety of approaches for setting up a filmic glow in After Effects.
Explains all the changes and improvements in the latest release of Adobe After Effects.
Highlights some of the most exciting features in the latest version of After Effects CS4.
Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Perkins explores the basic purposes and practical uses of After Effects CS3 Effects.
Techniques for bringing photos to life in After Effects using displacement, puppet tools, masks, and 3D options.
Demonstrates how to use floating point in After Effects to create looks ranging from interesting fades to hot, glowing text.
Use the Glow plug-in to get two different looks: inside glows for full-frame footage, and outside glows for halos.
Use After Effects to alter the lighting of already-shot footage and text animations.